President Biden confirmed Thursday that he will address the nation shortly after a series of deadly mass shootings in Buffalo, New York; Uvalde Texas; and Tulsa, Oklahoma.
“Biden called for action on gun reform following mass shootings in recent weeks in Buffalo, N.Y., and Uvalde, Texas, but he’s largely left it up to Congress on what kind of measures to pursue. It’s unclear how much more specific Biden will get in the address Thursday, which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. before he departs for a long weekend in Rehoboth Beach, Del,” reports The Hill.
“I served in Congress for 36 years. I’m never confident, totally,” Biden told reporters Wednesday.
Vice President Kamala Harris is also calling for more federal control over firearms.
“No more excuses. Thoughts and prayers are important but not enough. We need Congress to act,” Harris said.